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Mideast crisis rattles Wall Street

...uncertainty and the outcome of this thing is extraordinarily uncertain," said Bill Barker, investment consultant at RBC Dain Rauscher. "Is it going to escalate into something that blows the Middle East apart and disrupts energy supplies? Is there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/07/bus_337144.shtml
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Stocks end mixed on weak dollar, earnings news

...standpoint, people are locking in profits," said Janet Engels, director of Private Client research group at RBC Dain Rauscher. "The negative earnings releases certainly weigh on the market, because it has built in fairly high expectations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/18/fin_392748.shtml
Finance
Stocks edge higher ahead of earnings reports

...were after seeing that crummy jobs figure on Friday," said Philip S. Dow, managing director of equity strategy at Dain Rauscher Wessels in Minneapolis. "Whenever business begins to come back, that's not a recovery you measure in months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/13/fin_400826.shtml
Finance
Stocks drop on Sears' profit warning, fears about Iraq

...good news to trigger anybody's enthusiasm to buy stocks," said Bill Barker, investment strategy consultant at RBC Dain Rauscher in Dallas. The Dow closed down 105.56, or 1.4 percent, at 7,422.84, for a four-day loss of 515.95...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/08/bus_357201.shtml
Business
Stocks fall on Disney, Hewlett-Packard warnings

...could have resulted in more profit-taking than we had," said Bill Barker, investment strategy consultant at RBC Dain Rauscher. "It's obvious that market sentiment has changed in the last few months, and investors are more positive about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/05/bus_362281.shtml
Business
Nike buying Converse for $305 million

...had $10.7 billion in revenue, while Converse reported $205 million. Robert Toomey, a regional analyst for RBC Dain Rauscher in Seattle, said Nike was probably looking to cash in on the popularity of "retro" shoes and Converse's close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/10/oth_380803.shtml
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Stocks slide on Cisco warning, profit-taking

...paranoia about when the economy is going to get better," said Philip S. Dow, managing director of equity strategy at Dain Rauscher Wessels. "With third-quarter earnings behind us, with the election behind us, you wonder where the cavalry is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/08/bus_357210.shtml
Business
Microsoft profits help boost technology stocks

...Microsoft really offered the first evidence of it," said Bob Dickey, managing director of technical analysis at Dain Rauscher Wessels in Minneapolis. "And Microsoft is such an important bellwether for the market." Microsoft posted quarterly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/21/bus_274158.shtml
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Business briefs

...market today, but I don't think this rally is sustainable," said Bill Barker, investment strategy consultant at Dain Rauscher, who attributed much of the market's rise to hedge funds and computer program buying rather than a shift in investor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/26/bus_320762.shtml
Business
Dow tumbles after U.S. markets resume trading

...kind of clarity and confidence, and right now you've got neither," said Bill Barker, investment consultant at Dain Rauscher in Dallas. "The buying public is sitting on its hands. The sellers are obviously in control now." Analysts were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/18/bus_320642.shtml
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